Contact Us: (248) 601-2400

Playing in the USPBL

2019 United Shore Professional Baseball League Open Tryout

We are no longer taking online registrations. We will be taking in person registrations – April 16 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Jimmy Johns Field, and April 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. at 2SP Sports Performance Shelby Twp. We will be accepting in person registration (cash only) on the dates above.

Tryout participants will be evaluated by all USPBL Managers and staff. The USPBL has produced 26 players that have signed with MLB organizations in the first three seasons.

Evaluations will include:

  • Running – 60 yard dash & baseball specific running
  • Throwing – catchers pop time & position player’s velocity
  • Hitting – exit velocity & situational batting practice
  • Fielding – position specific drills
  • Pitchers – range of motion, mechanics & velocity
  • Video Analysis – hitters: swing & pitchers: mechanics
  • Simulated games & Situational games
  • Physical measurables

The United Shore Professional Baseball League will embark on its fourth season after a tremendous first three seasons with over 70,000 fans walking through the gates. A total of 26 USPBL players had their contracts purchased by MiLB clubs since 2016 and a couple players have made it to AA and AAA in affiliated ball. Our season begins May 10th and concludes September 8th. The USPBL offers customized programs to help accelerate player’s development that include:

  • USPBL & DVS throwing program that allowed for 4500+ innings pitched with just one major-throwing related injury
  • Our USPBL pitching staff averaged an increase of 1.46 MPH during the 2018 season
  • Customized hitting programs including BATS video breakdown
  • Integrated technology with FlightScope

Players must be at least 18 years old, been born on or after January 1, 1993 and a United States Citizen. No player may have attained the age of 26 prior to January 1, 2019. Please note that players with college eligibility remaining should check with their school compliance office before registering.

Contact:

USPBL Front Office – 248-601-2400

Baseball Operations email: baseballoperations@uspbl.com

Basic Info:

Cost: Pitchers – $75 & Position Players – $125

April 16th: Check in at Jimmy John’s Field

  • 4- 6 pm Check in
  • 6 pm Tryout Briefing

April 17th: Position Player Skill Assessment and Pitcher Assessment

  • 7:30 am Pitchers & Catchers Report to 2SP Shelby Twp
  • 11:30 am Position Players Report to 2SP Shelby Twp

April 18th: Breakout Groups- Morning and Afternoon Sessions – Defensive and Offensive work

  • 7:00 am Groups 1 – 3 Report to Jimmy Johns Field
  • 11:00 am Groups 4 – 6 Report to Jimmy Johns Field

April 19th: Simulated Games- Morning Sessions

  • 8:00 am All Players Report to Jimmy Johns Field

Addresses:

Jimmy Johns Field: 7171 Auburn Rd, Utica MI 48317

2SP Sports Performance: 50625 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI 48317